Specimen Information

Oreochromis mossambicus
Oreochromis mossambicus
(Mozambique Tilapia)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID43902
GroupFishes
GenusOreochromis
Speciesmossambicus
Common NameMozambique Tilapia
StateTX
CountyComal
LocalityCanyon Reservoir [Guadalupe River]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Guadalupe
HUC8 Number12100201
HUC10 NameGuadalupe River-Canyon Lake
HUC10 Number1210020104
HUC12 NameTom Creek-Canyon Lake
HUC12 Number121002010407
Map
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Collection Year1965
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:360
Author:Howells, R.G.
Date:1992
Title:Annotated list of non-native fishes, mollusks, crustaceans, and aquatic plants, in Texas waters. Management Data Series No. 78.
Publisher:Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
Pages:19 p.
Reference 2
Ref. Number:4
Author:Howells, R.G.
Date:1991
Title:Electrophoretic identification of feral and domestic Tilapia in Texas.
Journal:Texas Parks and Wildl. Dept. Management Data Series
Volume:62
Pages:11 pp
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/15/2019].

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